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Distribution Course

Wednesday, September 6: Hybrid (Zoom & Essex)
Wednesday, September13: Hybrid (Zoom & Essex)
Wednesday, September 20: Zoom
Wednesday, September 27: Zoom
Thursday, September 28: Zoom
Thursday, October 12: Zoom
Thursday, October 19: Hybrid (Zoom & Essex)
Thursday, October 26: Hybrid (Zoom & Essex)
9 am to 2 pm each day

This multi-week course is designed for those training to become a distribution operator. The class will prepare you to take the Vermont distribution certification exam.* Topics will include all aspects of distribution systems, as well as hydraulics, water chemistry, water mathematics, and sampling procedures. Guest instructors will join us to share their expertise.

*According to the Vermont Water Supply Rule 21-12, you must meet the requirements of working at a Class D system to be able to receive a class D license.

It is strongly encouraged that students take Basic and Advanced Math for Water and Wastewater Operators before attending this course. These classes will be offered on August 22 and 24. Register here:
Basic Math: https://vtruralwater.org/product/basic-math-8-22/
Advanced Math: https://vtruralwater.org/product/advanced-math-8-24/

Two textbooks are required for all students. A third book with practice exam questions is recommended. Books can be mailed to you (you pay shipping) or you can pick them up at our office (for free). Please purchase by August 27.
Water Distribution Textbook (required) – $62
Distribution Operator Training Handbook (required) – $72
Exam Preparation Book (optional) – $66

32 TCH – Water

Member: $180
Non-member: $300
Additional cost for textbooks

Location: Zoom & Essex 
Some sessions will be held in-person and the rest will be held over Zoom. The schedule of which sessions are in-person will be announced closer to the start of the course.
In-person sessions will be held at our office in Essex (see address below) and may involve guest speakers, hands-on demonstrations, and/or field trips. In-person attendance is strongly encouraged, but you may watch over Zoom if needed.

In-person address:
20 Susie Wilson Rd, Suite B
Essex Junction, VT 05452
Please park in lower lot, behind building. Handicap parking is available in upper lot by entrance.

You will receive a Zoom link by email the day before class.
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Matt Guerino & Paula Jackson, VRWA